University of Texas at Austin http://kut.org en UT Students Stay in Israel Despite Ongoing Violence http://kut.org/post/ut-students-stay-israel-despite-ongoing-violence <p>As the conflict between&nbsp;<a href="http://kut.org/post/israel-launches-ground-offensive-gaza">Israel and Palestine in Gaza continues</a>, officials with the University of Texas International Office say they've been in close contact with graduate students and faculty conducting research in Israel.</p><p>“None of our students are anywhere near the Gaza Strip or the West Bank,” UT International Office risk analyst Erin Wolf says.</p><p>Wolf says six graduate students and a handful of faculty are doing research projects in Israel and that in addition to providing academic support, local universities are also giving them direction.<img alt="Description: --break-&gt;" border="0" height="3" src="file://localhost/Users/wd285/Library/Caches/TemporaryItems/msoclip/0/clip_image002.png" width="3" /></p><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:16:29 +0000 Laura Rice & Audrey McGlinchy 10857 at http://kut.org UT Students Stay in Israel Despite Ongoing Violence Meet Two African Women at UT With Ideas for Improving Access to Some Basic Needs http://kut.org/post/meet-two-african-women-ut-ideas-improving-access-some-basic-needs <p>Some young people in Africa are struggling with problems that many Americans take for granted – including serious unemployment and access to basic needs.</p><p>A group of 25 young Africans from 18 different countries have been <a href="http://world.utexas.edu/features/yali" target="_blank">at UT-Austin this summer</a> to bring to life their business plans for addressing some of the challenges in their countries.</p><p>It’s part of President Obama’s <a href="https://youngafricanleaders.state.gov/" target="_blank">Young African Leaders Initiative</a>. The national program is in its fourth year but this is the first time participants have spent time at a university prior to a summit in Washington.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/159779558&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:51:33 +0000 Laura Rice 10823 at http://kut.org Meet Two African Women at UT With Ideas for Improving Access to Some Basic Needs UT Affirmative Action Policies Stand in Fisher Ruling http://kut.org/post/ut-affirmative-action-policies-stand-fisher-ruling <p>In a two to one opinion, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld UT-Austin's affirmative action policies – the subject of Supreme Court case Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. You can <a href="https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/1219257-fifth-circuit-court-of-appeals-decision-in.html">read the decision here</a>.</p><p>In a 2008 case, white student Abigail Fisher was not admitted into the university. She sued, claiming UT had discriminated against her because of her race. The case made it all the way to the Supreme Court, but the high court remanded the case to the circuit court last year, finding that when the court originally heard the case it didn't apply proper scrutiny to UT's affirmative action policies ­– as it was supposed to under a 2003 affirmative action case.</p><p></p><p>Read more background on the case here<strong>: <a href="http://kut.org/post/so-what-exactly-happened-fisher-v-university-texas-update">So What Exactly Happened with Fisher v. University of Texas?</a></strong></p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:35:06 +0000 Kate McGee 10791 at http://kut.org UT Affirmative Action Policies Stand in Fisher Ruling UT Filmmaker Wins Top Prize at Prestigious Cannes Film Festival (Update) http://kut.org/post/ut-filmmaker-wins-top-prize-prestigious-cannes-film-festival-update <p><strong>Update:</strong> Annie Silverstein's "Skunk" <a href="http://www.cinefondation.com/en/news" target="_blank">won first place</a> in the Cannes Film Festival Cinéfondation competition.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">Her film was singled out from 1,631 entries coming from 457 film schools worldwide. Silverstein's win comes with a €15,000 prize – that's more than $20,000. She is also guaranteed that her first feature film will be presented at the Festival de Cannes.</p><p><strong>Original Story </strong>(7:17 a.m.): The <a href="http://www.cinefondation.com/en/selection" target="_blank">Cannes Film Festival</a> is one of the world’s most prestigious. Films that screen there are often instantly propelled to a level they might otherwise never reach.</p><p>Annie Silverstein is learning all about that first hand. She earned her Master of Fine Arts degree in UT's <a href="http://moody.utexas.edu/features/student-film-selected-cannes-film-festival" target="_blank">Radio-Television-Film Department</a> in 2013. Her thesis film “Skunk” was one of 16 chosen from over 1,600 film school submissions.</p><p>Silverstein will find out today if “<a href="http://www.festival-cannes.fr/en/mediaPlayer/13610.html" target="_blank">Skunk</a>” will be picked as one of the top three.</p><p>Annie Silverstein stopped by KUT to talk about the journey of “Skunk.”</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/150721662&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Thu, 22 May 2014 18:08:34 +0000 Laura Rice 10466 at http://kut.org UT Filmmaker Wins Top Prize at Prestigious Cannes Film Festival (Update) Student Parents Want More Visibility at Texas Universities http://kut.org/post/student-parents-want-more-visibility-texas-universities <p><em>KUT News intern Lynn Romero is a graduate student at UT-Austin. She had a daughter at age 18, and was surprised by the invisibility of students like her on campus when she started school at UT several years later. She wondered how many other student parents there were – so she tried to find out.</em></p><p>Texas has one of the <a href="http://www.hhs.gov/ash/oah/adolescent-health-topics/reproductive-health/states/tx.html">highest teen pregnancy rates</a> in the United States. And those teens who have children before they finish high school are less likely to graduate high school, let alone make it to college. But what happens to those who do?</p><p>According to the <a href="http://www.iwpr.org/">Institute for Women's Policy Research</a>, nationally about 13 percent of all undergraduates at four year universities have kids.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">UT-Austin junior Vanessa </span>Pulido<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is one of those students. Halfway through freshman year, she gave birth to her son, Isaiah. When she started school pregnant, she worried how people would react.</span></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/147621642&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Mon, 05 May 2014 14:01:50 +0000 Lynn Romero 10338 at http://kut.org Student Parents Want More Visibility at Texas Universities Construction of UT's New Dell Medical School Kicks Off http://kut.org/post/construction-uts-new-dell-medical-school-kicks <p><strong>Update: </strong>Among the speakers at today's dedication: UT-Austin President Bill Powers, Dell Medical School Dean Dr. Clay Johnston, and State Sen. Kirk Watson, who helped lead the push for the medical school.</p><p>“Make no mistake. Today isn’t just about three new buildings on our skyline," Sen. Watson said. "Our community will be different – healthier and stronger – thanks to this project we’re launching today."</p><p>Johnston said that the school's launch offers the chance to design everything from the ground up.</p><p>"We have a responsibility to take advantage of our newness, to test out different ways of doing things that could become models for the rest of the country."</p><p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:09:27 +0000 KUT Staff 10262 at http://kut.org Construction of UT's New Dell Medical School Kicks Off Bill Powers on Regents Drama, Civil Rights Summit & Those Mysterious Maroon Bluebonnets http://kut.org/post/bill-powers-regents-drama-civil-rights-summit-those-mysterious-maroon-bluebonnets <p>Reports over the past week suggest that the screws are tightening on one of the biggest critics of William Powers,&nbsp;Jr., President of the University of Texas at Austin.</p><p>University Regent Wallace Hall <a href="http://kut.org/post/report-cites-possible-grounds-halls-impeachment">likely committed impeachable offenses</a>, according to a 176-page report prepared for legislators looking into Hall's campaign to oust Powers. Among the charges: that Hall leaked confidential student information in apparent violation of state and federal law, that he attempted to coerce UT administrators to alter testimony to investigators, and that he abused his position as regent.<iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/144700374&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:08:56 +0000 David Brown 10212 at http://kut.org Bill Powers on Regents Drama, Civil Rights Summit & Those Mysterious Maroon Bluebonnets UT Engineering School Receives $5M from ExxonMobil CEO http://kut.org/post/ut-engineering-school-receives-5m-exxonmobil-ceo <p>Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil, <a href="http://corporate.exxonmobil.com/en/company/about-us/management/rex-w-tillerson" target="_blank">Rex W. Tillerson</a> and his wife, Renda, are donating $5 million to the Cockrell School of Engineering. The money is slated to go toward the <a href="http://www.engr.utexas.edu/eerc" target="_blank">Engineering Education and Research Center</a> which is expected to open in 2017.</p><p>It's a 430,000 square-foot facility that will allow UT Austin to expand its teaching, research and student project space.</p><p>Tillerson&nbsp;graduated from UT Austin in 1975 with a bachelor's degree in&nbsp;civil engineering and serves on the school's Engineering Advisory Board and UT Development Board. &nbsp;His sons, Robert and Michael, are also graduates. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:35:18 +0000 Kate McGee 10214 at http://kut.org UT Engineering School Receives $5M from ExxonMobil CEO UT-Austin Faculty Objects to Shared Services Plan http://kut.org/post/ut-austin-faculty-objects-shared-services-plan <p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-bottom: 1em; padding: 0px; line-height: 1.35; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px;">More than 100 faculty members at the University of Texas at Austin signed a letter this week expressing concern and dismay over a proposal to centralize and consolidate services such as&nbsp;human resources and information technology.</p><p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-bottom: 1em; padding: 0px; line-height: 1.35; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px;">That shared services model would combine administrative services now located and staffed in individual departments of the university in an attempt to save millions of dollars annually.</p><p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-bottom: 1em; padding: 0px; line-height: 1.35; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px;">In the letter to UT-Austin President Bill Powers, faculty members posited that such a move would harm the university's sense of community. "People choose to work at the University of Texas at Austin because they believe in its educational and social mission," the letter said. "Adoption of a shared services model will weaken departments’ commitment to those missions by devaluing bonds between faculty and staff that develop from working toward common goals."</p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:59:38 +0000 Reeve Hamilton, Texas Tribune 10200 at http://kut.org UT-Austin Faculty Objects to Shared Services Plan Interview: Dr. Clay Johnston on Innovations at Dell Medical School http://kut.org/post/interview-dr-clay-johnston-innovations-dell-medical-school <p>The Dell Medical School at UT Austin is scheduled to open for classes in 2016. The man leading the school to that opening is newly appointed dean,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.utexas.edu/dell-medical-school">Dr. Clay Johnston</a>.</p><p>Johnston spoke with&nbsp;<a href="http://kut.org/topic/coming-soon-texas-standard">Texas Standard</a>&nbsp;host&nbsp;David Brown about what needs to happen before classes begin –&nbsp;and more importantly, how the new medical school will break the mold for student education and patient care.</p><p>"We can't treat this as our one opportunity to change things," Johnston says. "The reality is that academia – at least in medicine – moves very, very slowly. So we want to create the structures, the culture, that allow us to continually move, to be nimble and move forward."</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/140725960&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:27:25 +0000 David Brown & Emily Donahue 10015 at http://kut.org Interview: Dr. Clay Johnston on Innovations at Dell Medical School Two Texas Exes Inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame http://kut.org/post/two-texas-exes-inducted-texas-sports-hall-fame <p>The Texas Sports Hall of Fame inducts two Texas Exes today.&nbsp;</p><p>Four-time Olympic gold medalist&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sanyarichardsross.com/">Sanya Richards-Ross</a> and former Detroit Lions defensive tackle <a href="http://texassports.com/news/2013/12/3/FB_1203135437.aspx">Doug English</a>&nbsp;are among 344 inductees to the hall since 1951.&nbsp;</p><p>Ross was inducted into the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.texassports.com/news/2013/9/13/GEN_0913130912.aspx">University of Texas Women’s Hall of Honor</a>&nbsp;in 2011; English was previously elected to the College Football Hall of Fame.</p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:03:43 +0000 Larissa Liska 9864 at http://kut.org Two Texas Exes Inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame Prodigies or Not: Menuhin Competition Inspires Young Austin Musicians http://kut.org/post/prodigies-or-not-menuhin-competition-inspires-young-austin-musicians <p>The best young violin players in the world are in Austin right now for the <a href="http://menuhin.music.utexas.edu/" target="_blank">Menuhin Competition</a>. It’s the first time the prestigious contest featuring players under 22 years old has been held in North America.</p><p>UT’s Butler School of Music is hosting the 10-day competition. And it’s a rare opportunity for aspiring young string players in the area to see what’s possible with a lot of hard work.</p><p>“It’s considered the Olympics of the violin. It’s also called the F1 of the violin," Butler School of Music Interim Director Glenn Richter says. “We’re getting an international and a national exposure and flair that is very special for Austin.”</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/136760580&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 01:05:00 +0000 Laura Rice 9847 at http://kut.org Prodigies or Not: Menuhin Competition Inspires Young Austin Musicians APD Chief Apologizes for Sexual Assault Comment After Jaywalking Jogger Arrest (Update) http://kut.org/post/apd-chief-apologizes-sexual-assault-comment-after-jaywalking-jogger-arrest-update <p><strong>Update:</strong> Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo <a href="http://www.citizenobserver.com/cov6/app/alert.html?id=37291&amp;utm_source=twitterfeed&amp;utm_medium=twitter">apologized Saturday</a> for comments he made during a press conference about the arrest of a jogger for jaywalking near the UT campus. During that press conference, Acevedo&nbsp;said that <span style="line-height: 1.5;">"In other cities there's cops who are actually committing sexual assaults on duty, so I thank God that this is what passes for a controversy in Austin, Texas."</span></p><p>In his apology statement Saturday, Acevedo said that<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;"the comparison was a poor analogy, and for this I apologize." You can<a href="http://www.citizenobserver.com/cov6/app/alert.html?id=37291&amp;utm_source=twitterfeed&amp;utm_medium=twitter"> read the full apology here</a>.</span></p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Original Story (Feb. 21, 4:58 p.m.):&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Austin Police arrested a woman jogging by the UT Campus Thursday morning for not providing identification after being stopped. The incident was caught on video by a UT student, Chris&nbsp;Quintero</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who witnessed the woman being taken into custody.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Sun, 23 Feb 2014 03:03:43 +0000 Filipa Rodrigues 9829 at http://kut.org APD Chief Apologizes for Sexual Assault Comment After Jaywalking Jogger Arrest (Update) Interview: UT President Bill Powers on Job Reductions, Sexual Assault & Campus Climate http://kut.org/post/interview-ut-president-bill-powers-job-reductions-sexual-assault-campus-climate <p>In late January, President Barack Obama assembled a task force to come up with ideas to reduce sexual assault on college campuses. According to the administration, one in five women is a survivor of attempted or completed sexual violence while in college. President Obama urged members of college communities nationwide to ask their leaders what they're doing about this issue.&nbsp;</p><p>University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers recently sat down with&nbsp;KUT's&nbsp;David Brown to talk about campus climate and the current&nbsp;job reductions at the University of Texas.</p><p>Listen to the interview in the audio player.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/136041525&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:20:12 +0000 David Brown 9818 at http://kut.org Interview: UT President Bill Powers on Job Reductions, Sexual Assault & Campus Climate Interview: The UT Art History Professor Who Got An Apology From Pres. Obama http://kut.org/post/interview-ut-art-history-professor-who-got-apology-pres-obama <p>President Barack Obama wrote a&nbsp;hand-written apology&nbsp;to a University of Texas art history professor this week.</p><p><a href="http://www.utexas.edu/finearts/aah/about/people/ann-johns">Ann Johns</a>, a senior lecturer at UT-Austin's Department of Art and Art History, complained via the White House website about the president's remarks in a speech at a Wisconsin factory last month. <a href="http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2014/02/19/art-history-professor-receives-handwritten-apology-from-obama/">As CNN notes</a>, stumping for education initiatives, President Obama said "You folks can make a lot more, potentially, with skilled manufacturing or the trades than they might with an art history degree."</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/135832678&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:44:19 +0000 Nathan Bernier 9814 at http://kut.org Interview: The UT Art History Professor Who Got An Apology From Pres. Obama Sources: Cigarroa to Step Down as UT Chancellor http://kut.org/post/sources-cigarroa-step-down-ut-chancellor-0 <article><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; font-weight: inherit;">Francisco Cigarroa</span><span style="line-height: 1.5; font-weight: inherit;">, the chancellor of the University of Texas System, will announce Monday that plans to step down to become the head of the pediatric surgery unit at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, three sources tell The Texas Tribune.</span></p><div class="content"><p>Cigarroa's intention to resign his post was first&nbsp;<a href="http://www.mystatesman.com/news/news/state-regional/university-of-texas-system-chancellor-francisco-ci/ndJSb/" target="_blank">reported</a> late Sunday by the <em>Austin American-Statesman</em>.&nbsp;<span>A Sunday&nbsp;</span><a href="http://utsystem.edu/news/2014/02/09/chancellor-cigarroa-make-special-announcement-news-conference" target="_blank">release</a><span>&nbsp;by the system said Cigarroa and Paul Foster, the chairman of the Board of Regents, will appear together at a Monday morning news conference at which the chancellor will make a "special announcement."</span></p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 02:14:49 +0000 Evan Smith, Texas Tribune 9746 at http://kut.org Sources: Cigarroa to Step Down as UT Chancellor Austinites Pay Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. http://kut.org/post/austinites-pay-tribute-martin-luther-king-jr <p>Hundreds of people gathered near the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. statue on the UT campus this morning to honor the life of the slain civil rights leader.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Several people spoke before the crowd, including University of Texas President Bill Powers. He said much has changed since Dr. King visited UT 52 years ago, when athletics and dorms were still segregated.</span></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/130535838&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 22:37:52 +0000 Veronica Zaragovia 9597 at http://kut.org Austinites Pay Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. How Do Infants Understand and React to Music? – UT Professor Investigates http://kut.org/post/how-do-infants-understand-and-react-music-ut-professor-investigates <p>For many people, most days would not be complete without music. Whether it's exercising to your favorite playlist or jamming along to the radio on your way home for work.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But how much do infants get out of music? And are there types of music that babies prefer?</span></p><p>A professor at the <a href="http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/psychology/areas-of-study/developmental/Labs--Affiliations/CRL.php" target="_blank">Children’s Research Laboratory</a> on the University of Texas at Austin campus is trying to find out.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/127734018&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Laura Rice 9338 at http://kut.org How Do Infants Understand and React to Music? – UT Professor Investigates Despite Student Protests, Cap Metro to Discontinue North Campus Bus Lines http://kut.org/post/despite-student-protests-cap-metro-discontinue-north-campus-bus-lines <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tight budgets could leave some UT Austin commuters without a bus line in the upcoming semester, according to Cap Metro.&nbsp;</span></p><p class="p1">The Wickersham Lane (Route WL) shuttle will be eliminated this semester and the Cameron Road route (Route CR) will be shortened this semester, renamed Route Camino La Costa (Route CLC) and then eliminated after the spring semester. &nbsp;</p><p class="p1">The transit authority attributes the cutbacks to a persistent lack of funds from UT's Student Services Budget Committee.</p><p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 21:45:39 +0000 Jackie Wattles 9458 at http://kut.org Despite Student Protests, Cap Metro to Discontinue North Campus Bus Lines Longhorns Fall to Oregon in Mack Brown's Final Game as Head Coach http://kut.org/post/longhorns-fall-oregon-mack-browns-final-game-head-coach <p><strong>Update: </strong>The Longhorns got trampled 30-7 by the University of Oregon Ducks tonight in the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio.&nbsp;</p><p>The Ducks ran two interceptions for touchdowns, spoiling what was the farewell game for Longhorns' Head Coach Mack Brown, who is retiring after 16 seasons with UT.</p><p>Despite the loss -- and a 30-21 record in his final four seasons -- the crowd gave Brown a warm send-off. UT athletic director Steve Patterson has said the team intends to name Brown's successor by January 15th.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Original story: </strong>It's not unusual for the <a href="http://texassports.com/?path=football">University of Texas at Austin's football team</a> to appear in a post-season bowl game. But tonight, when the Longhorns take on Oregon in the <a href="http://www.alamobowl.com/main/">Alamo Bowl</a>, there is one twist: it is the last game as Head Coach for Mack Brown.</p><p>Brown became the Longhorns'&nbsp;28th head football coach on December 4, 1997.</p><p>On December 15, 2013, after months of speculation, Brown made the announcement that he will retire at the end of the 2013 season.</p><p>After a few disappointing seasons since 2010, many fans and observers have considered the team to be underperforming and were clamoring for change. Tue, 31 Dec 2013 03:58:46 +0000 KUT Staff 9450 at http://kut.org Longhorns Fall to Oregon in Mack Brown's Final Game as Head Coach